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Anna Dubuis

Anna Dubuis

Guest Blogger

Anna Dubuis is a freelance journalist based between Nairobi and London, who focuses on development, human rights, and social justice, as well as other stories across Africa.

Articles

Surviving the sexualized violence crisis in South Sudan

Surviving the sexualized violence crisis in South Sudan

By — March 29, 2017
Grace sits staring vacantly ahead, her hands tightly clasped in her lap. She is 16 years old but has a tiny frame that makes her look no older than 13. Underneath her checkered school dress, a small bump sticks out. In four months’ time, she is due to give birth to her stepfather’s child. more »
Trying to slow Kenya’s HIV rates, locals tackle sex-for-fish trade

Trying to slow Kenya’s HIV rates, locals tackle sex-for-fish trade

By — February 9, 2017
After her husband died, Margaret, 55, saw no alternative but to sell her body in order to feed her four children. She would walk down to Lake Victoria every day to buy fish to sell in the market. But first she had to have sex with a fisherman. For at least the past two decades, fishermen at Lake Victoria have demanded sex before selling their catch to female fish traders. more »